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ARGH! Me Workstation Is Sunk, Matey.

OK. This sucks. After the two day power outage it appears that my workstation is fried. Or at least the motherboard is. So, I am off to NewEgg to get some parts to build a new one :) This time I think I will splurg a little and build a kick ass system. Here is what it appears that I can afford. AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 Windsor 2.8GHz Socket AM2 Dual Core Processor Model ADAFX62IAA6CS - OEM
Item #: N82E16819103860
ECS KN3 SLI2 (1.0) Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813135040
Recertified: EVGA 256-P2-N518-RX GeForce 7800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 VIVO Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814130077
PC CHIPS M848A (V5.0) Socket A (Socket 462) SiS 746FX ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813185074
Patriot 1GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model PSD21G8002 - Retail
Item #: N82E16820220088
SFC SF_Silent SF-550P12 ATX12V / EPS12V 550W Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817203002
COOLER MASTER RR-DCH-S9U1-GP 92mm CPU Cooler - Retail
Item #: N82E16835103011

I will use the same drives and case from my existing workstation. Feel free to let me know what you think. This will again delay things. There is also some more bad news about Brian which I will share in the next episode. Edit: I ordered the above, but the motherboard was bad. Newegg was great though. They are returning the bad one and gave me free 2 day shipping on a new one that I ordered to replace it. Newegg is great! Edit: I wish I would have seen this before I ordered. http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/496453 This is almost exactly like the MB I ordered plus it runs LinuxBIOS!!

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